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Category: Music

Lyrical Luminescence

Lyrical Luminescence

Alejandra Ribera, award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter has a devastatingly beautiful new album, This Island. In it she explores all the unexpected places she finds, and celebrates, the light. There is this infinite potential that lies in that moment between suspension and release. I wanted to put a sonic microscope […]

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

This day marks the start of a new school year. And even those of us who have many decades since our days at a classroom desk, still mentally mark September as a new beginning. A song that has the contemplative rhythm of a new, turning-golden season came over […]

Siren Sisters

Siren Sisters

Gorgeous music from sisters Allison, Meegan and Natalie Closner. As the trio Joseph, they are set to release their new album  I’m Alone, No You’re Not  August 26. NPR hails the album as, an appealing mix of swoony delicacy and punchy anthems [in which] sweetness and power aren’t mutually exclusive songs about […]

Wherever You Go

Wherever You Go

Sometimes no plan is the best plan. At least that’s been the case for Canadian alt-pop band, The Treble. From road trips and late night parties; to cross-Canada tours and arena shows; to an upcoming album; the Winnipeg-based group is right on track for unplanned stardom. Teaming up with […]

Julia & Fred

Julia & Fred

Canadian indie-rock band, Fast Romantics, have nabbed the 2016 Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (Socan ) Songwriting prize for their single JULIA. The song was written by founding member, Matthew Angus. I turned on the bedroom light but she was sound and sleeping so I went […]

Fall For Lisa

Fall For Lisa

An update on songstress Lisa Hannigan. See post: LYRICAL MELANCHOLY  The video for Fall, the lead single taken from Irish singer-songwriter highly anticipated new album, At Swim, premiered today exclusively at The Wall Street Journal. Listen to her enchanting and ethereal music video At Swim will be out August 19, 2016 […]

Hearing Heather

Hearing Heather

Since the release of her debut album, A Fine Line, (April 1st, Cadence Music), Canadian singer-songwriter Heather Rankin has been on a bit of a whirlwind – co-hosting the ECMA’s (East Coast Music Awards), embarking on an Eastern Canadian tour to support her album, and then heading home to Cape Breton to shoot […]

Lyrical Melancholy

Lyrical Melancholy

She knows how to coax a melody into the sunlight.     ~ Entertainment Weekly Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan releases Prayer For The Dying today, a track from her highly anticipated new album At Swim which will be out August 19. Collaborating with Aaron Dessner –guitarist in The National – […]

Chance It

Chance It

Greyson Chance’s new EP Somewhere Over My Head is out. Now 18-years-old, the American singer-songwriter and pianist is making a bit of a comeback. Chance rose to fame at the age of 12 when his precocious performance of Lady Gaga’s Paparazzi went viral–the video garnered close to 55 million views on YouTube and […]

Love & Lust

Love & Lust

When life hands you heartache, what do you do? Well, if you are Canadian songstress, JADEA KELLY, you write–and sing–beautiful songs. The collection is soon to be released on her third studio record, Love & Lust. Dealing with heartbreak, infidelity, desire, betrayal, forgiveness and human frailty, Kelly’s compelling vocal journey from darkness […]